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ISIS cyberattack capabilities are unorganized, underfunded — for now

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2016
ISIS cyberattack capabilities are unorganized, underfunded — for now
ISIS cyberattack capabilities are unorganized, underfunded -- for now

The U.S. and its allies should be concerned about cyberattacks from ISIS-affiliated groups, but the hackers are poorly organized and likely underfunded, at least in the short term, according to a new report.

Several pro-ISIS hacking groups announced this month they are joining together to form the United Cyber Caliphate, but the groups seem to have limited abilities, according to a report from security intelligence research group Flashpoint. Still, with new coordination, “even limited success could inflate their notoriety and enable them to continue to grow their capabilities and attract talent,” Flashpoint said.

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